Category Archives: Northern Ireland news

Unite Champions Cup sponsor Unite the Union today launches a major STEM education initiative in partnership with League of Ireland champions Shamrock Rovers and Spheros Sports

Unite delighted to team up with Shamrock Rovers to provide ground-breaking hi-tech interactive education resource to local community in Tallaght and Clondalkin. Programme launched today in Shamrock Rovers home, Tallaght Stadium, is the first of its kind on island of Ireland. … Continue reading

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Tory government’s National Insurance hike aims to make workers pay for costs of rationed and privatised Social Care provision

Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock challenged the Tory government on its decision to raise national insurance contributions by 1.25 percent under cover of funding social care in a Covid crisis. “The increase of 1.25 percent on national insurance from April … Continue reading

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Unite, Shamrock Rovers and Spheros team up to bring science of football home to Tallaght and Clondalkin

Sports initiative to provide educational STEM resource to local community Programme to be launched 10:30 am on Tuesday September 14th in Tallaght Stadium. September 7th: As part of its sponsorship of the Unite the Union Champions Cup, Unite has partnered with Shamrock … Continue reading

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Workers at Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council demand answers on threatened outsourcing of festive lighting

Council workers told decision to outsource was taken at council Development committee meeting of September 2nd without any consultation with representative trade unions Unite the union challenges economic case for outsourcing of Christmas lighting across entire borough to private contractor, after last year’s … Continue reading

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Congratulations from the Ireland Region of Unite to our new General Secretary, Sharon Graham

Sharon Graham has today been confirmed as the next general secretary of Unite, and will take over from outgoing General Secretary Len McCluskey tomorrow (Thursday, August 26th).   Commenting on her election, Sharon said: “I am honoured to have been elected by … Continue reading

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